Amplitube Fender Edition - Review.
Amp modelling within your digital audio workstation is now a
reality amongst many users.
This is possible as one can harness the power, of a normal personal
computer to emulate amplifiers, effects and other devices,
with no need for expensive hardware,
AmpliTube Fender collects a selection of amplifiers
and effects made famous by Fender throughout time and puts
these within a mouse click as a standalone program or for
integration within your favourite DAW.
The software is made in collaboration
with Fender Musical Instruments so you can be sure,
that the portrayals of each amplifier and effect are as
realistic and accurate as possible.
The product encompasses 49 items of
equipment from the ’59 Bassman,
’65 Twin Reverb, to the more up to date and popular Champion
600, plus effect like the Fender Blender and Fender Reverb.
Microphone modelling is also included, as is the ability to
mix and match amps, mikes and cabinets to combinations that
suit the user or for that far out sound never imagined possible.
A digital tuner and a speed trainer complement the package together
with the Riffworks T4 Recording Software.
Once the usual loading process and registration
is complete Amplitube Fender can be used as a standalone
product or with your DAW.
Both options load up a pictorial representation of your amplifier,
cab and effects, with settings than can be changed in real
Sounds are crisp and resemble the originals closely; the ability
to mix and match can also produce some dramatic sounds.
The virtual pedal board also allows you to add a variety of
effects to your sound.
Also aside from the standalone package the VST plugin can be used to record tracks straight into your DAW
or to reprocess tracks that have already been recorded to
give them that extra sparkle.
Once you find that elusive sound this can also be saved as a
preset and further presets can also be obtained online.
The standalone version also sports the useful speed trainer
which has a nifty audio player which allows the player to
slow down fast passages without affecting the pitch of the
A revolutionary product, which signals
the future of guitar processing.
By Ernest H Slade
Thanks to IK Multimedia for
the Review Product
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